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Isilmë

Isilmë
Númenórean
Elawen Altariel - Isilmë of Númenor.jpg
"Isilmë of Númenor" by Elawen Altariel
Biographical Information
LocationNúmenor
LanguageAdûnaic, Sindarin and Quenya
BirthS.A. 532
Family
HouseHouse of Elros
ParentageTar-Elendil
SiblingsSilmariën and Tar-Meneldur
Physical Description
GenderFemale
GalleryImages of Isilmë
Isilmë was the second daughter of Tar-Elendil, fourth King of Númenor. Because of the law of agnatic primogeniture her younger brother would take up the Sceptre as Tar-Meneldur. Almost nothing is known of her life.[1]

[edit] Etymology

The word isilmë means 'moonlight' in Quenya (from isil = "moon" and -më = "denotes abstract or intangible things").[2]

[edit] Genealogy

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tar-Amandil
192 - 603
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tar-Elendil
350 - 751
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Elatan
unknown
 
Silmariën
b. 521
 
ISILMË
b. 532
 
Tar-Meneldur
543 - 942
 
Almarian
unknown
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Valandil
b. 630
 
Tar-Aldarion
700 - 1098
 
Ailinel
b. 712
 
Almiel
b. 729
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lords of
Andúnië
 
Tar-Ancalimë
873 - 1285
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Aldarion and Erendis: The Mariner's Wife", "The earlier generations of the Line of Elros"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Monsters and the Critics and Other Essays, "A Secret Vice", Oilima Markirya, p. 215